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ST. CROIX TRIBUNE
Published daily except Sundays and
Holidays at 53 B Company St. Christian
sted, St. Croix, V.I U. S. A. by St. Croix
Cooperative Society
Entered ss second class matter on July
Ist 1922 at the Post Office at Christian
sted, St. Croix V. L U. S. A. under the
Actof March 3rd 1879
R. DE CHABERT, Editor
io T STR P RA T RO T .ot SR T o 5
Random Notes
The Dodgers defested the E C W
Camp in a game of baseball yesterday
afternoon. The Dodgers played a specta
cular game - everyone was on iheir toes
ready to stop or catch the ball.
The E C W boys were not so good ard
the Dodgers scorsd 18 runs to the Camp’s
3.
Mails closing, Wednesday,Decemberl6th
will reach New York on December 21st.
Airmail closing next week, Wednesday will
arrive Miami the night of the 24th. Oth
er mails will reach the States after Xmas
and the public is advised to get off Xmas
parcel . post Wednesday, 16th.
The Variety Entertainment at the
Christiansted jTheatre under direction
of Princips]l Anders Petersen of the Pub
I'e Grammar Schocl on Friday evening
opened with a great big bing — with
Mr, Wesley Motta wielding th2 orches—
tral baton. Conductor Moarta pepoed up
the audience right frown the start to the
National Anthemo at 11.30. Every o.e
of his selections was spicy.
The 3rd number on the prigram was
Leoua Barnes doing her million-dollar
steps. With her pupil, she took the
hvuse for herself. When Mr. Petersen
acddsd to his troupe this petite dans:use
he gave the public a big hasketful of
good things for very little. But our Prin
cipal is oot after ne money, he is eda
cating the public by a demonsiration of
young native talents under his charge.
Th2 showing of the Girls Glee Club
seemed 10 be the speciai task of Mr.
Petersen himself as it is evident that
nothing was left vndone to reach perfec
tlon even with an amaweur group. With
13 pambers on the program and eve y
cne well done, our young Priucipal de
serves much credit and the paublie is very
grateful for this splendid result of only
three weeks labor. Here’s our congrata
latiors to Mr. Petersen and his assis
BP. - CGROIX TRIBUNE
Christiansted Theatr:
(The House of Good Pictures)
3. 15 Tuesday Night 8. 15
“Rii d Os Destiny”
Riders estiny
John Wayne is back again to entertain You with his latest Western thriller
Lovers of the greater fout-doors will find this picture a cuie for the ‘'blues”
Admission: — Svecial Reduced Prices
tants with the hoge that they can come
again soon.
A. C- PFDRO
St. Thomas News
RAMON GABRIEL RECIKEVES ART
INSTI{UTE SCHOLARSHIP
Two raintings which he sold, and a
pupil in drawing, attracted the attention
of a weal h» pa ron and woen for Ramon
Gabriel a chance to attend the Chicago
Art Institute on a thiee month scholar
ship.
Gabriel 12ft St, Thomas early this Fall
to study music ard art in Chicago. He
was the first scholar to benefit by The
Daily News’ fund raisec in the commmu
nity.
The Chicago Art lostiute is nne of
Amer can’s premier schools and compr
atively few Negroes reach there. Daven
port Griffen, brother of Command®r Gris
fen (both whom liver her: some years
ago) was a student and is an instructor
of the Institute.
G ibriel has not abandoned the violin,
but if his progress at art is as definite
and profitabie as his friends expect, he
will devote most of his time painiing.
He has a design which he studied in our
High School, and by wkich he earned
his living for several years.
- — Daily News.
KING EDWARD ABDICATES - A
SO_I..ILOQUY
J. A. Jarvis
1 shall ot sit in sol-mn kingl.v'state
Upon my dead ancestors’ mighty throne;
Forever must | go my way alone.
For who can alter one decrze of VFate?
20 and 10cts
"Twas not for this, the angurs at my
birth
Flamed high ard ponted at both love
and fame;
I, who bave swayed a goo ly part of
earth,
Renounce it, and {orswear my royal
claim.
They tell me that dynastic hones are
more
Than love, and tha: my every ‘hought
should Fe
To live as those who we:t before—
But never spall I bear ‘he moekery
Os being a puopet king, A king should
rule—-
Or. failing that should never wear a
crown., —Daily News.
Hotel Italia 1s teing fitted up to house
the Municipal Library, this anciect hos
teiry, Hotel Turco ot (he 2ood old days
when the dutloon was formerly seen in
St. Thomas and this Island was the re—
fuge for politic:l exil-s from the peigh
boring repuoclics will npow be dedi
ca.ed to the defusion of knowledge,
—The Bulletin.
OF THE
Coloniai Counci
nionia
IR BT CROLIX
Continued from Tribune Dec. 12th.
From this SIOO,OOO the present Company
which now holds a contract is tc be paid,
not for its plant because there is but one,
but the amount is not stated. Let us
suppose it is to recompense them and the
compensation is around $20,000 or $25,-
000, Itis the impression of scme peopie
with whom | have talked the matter that
$70,000 is sufficient to supply this Island
with eleciric current. These figures are

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